Blog — Granny

Shelf Life

Cowboy D.I.Y Granny Mitre 10 Nespresso Vintage

The arrival of the new baby resulted in losing a space for my beloved kitchen scales that once belonged to my beloved Granny.


All was not lost because I had been eyeing up the one blank wall in the kitchen for a while. A quick trip to our local Mitre 10, a piece of pine cut to size, two metal brackets, some man labor and I now have a beautiful new shelf.


Perfect for Granny's kitchen scales and a Syn...

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My Dolls

Art Doll Dolls Dolls Clothes Felicity Granny Mum Paper Dolls Paper Dolls Dresses The Princess

Lori at Faerie Window is hosting a My Dolls show and tell today. Dolls have always been treasured by my Granny, Mum and I. Dolls in all shapes and forms.

Granny especially adored dolls. She left her secure home in London on the onset of WW11 and came to New Zealand as the new wife of my Granddad who was an Engineer for the Merchant Navy. He left her with his family and promptly went off to sea for...

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Sweet Peas & a Good Catch Up!

Awards Dad Georgia Granny Swaps Tags Thrifting

Mum had been sorting through her glory box (hope chest) when she came across a whole lot of stuff she had forgotten about. Scrapbooks and water colour paintings done by her Mother, my beautiful Granny.

Among the treasures was this beautiful water colour of sweet peas in a vase done by Granny many years ago. She was an accomplished artist in many different mediums. I love this painting so Mum gave...

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